Scheduled time for Public Observing: 9pm – 11pm

Solar System Objects:

The Moon: will be 25° high in the South at 9pm, and 82% illuminated, Waxing Gibbous phase.

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Planets: Jupiter and Saturn will both be visible, Jupiter will be getting low in the sky by 10pm.

Star Charts and other Information:

A very useful monthly star chart can be downloaded here from, giving information on objects visible with the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescope.

For current astronomical events see Sky and Telescope Magazine’s “This Week’s Sky at a Glance”.